Medical

by | November 16, 2017 | 23:06

A national organization aims to put out the fire and help people quit a certain habit. Secondhand smoke can lead to ear infections and asthma attacks in children, and it can increase the risk of heart disease and cancer among adults. Quitting smoking is not easy, but there are many treatment options and support services that can offer help, such as counseling services, prescriptions, and over the counter treatments.

by | November 16, 2017 | 22:25

The NGT, which had separately issued an order banning entry of trucks, has posted the matter for hearing on Friday. SAFAR (System of Air Quality And Weather Forecasting And Research) has forecast that air quality may dip over the weekend due to incursion of moisture and fall in inversion layer which will keep pollutants trapped near the surface.

by | November 16, 2017 | 21:17

Amish people with the mutation lived up to an average 85 years of age, significantly over 10 years longer than their predicted average lifespan of 71. Of these, 43 people carried at least one copy of the gene variant. Carriers of the mutation had longer telomeres than others, suggesting they had aged more slowly, the scientists report.

by | November 16, 2017 | 19:49

Two of the three new cases involved individuals who visited Disneyland in Anaheim and 11 of the total 15 cases involve people who visited the theme park in September, including one who worked there, Orange County health officials were quoted as saying by the Orange County Register on Wednesday.

by | November 16, 2017 | 15:34

Confirming the development, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force in Borno, Victor Isukwu, said the attacks were carried out by four suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers. " Normalcy has been restored to the community ". The militant group, which is seeking to carve out a territory for itself in northeast Nigeria, has carried out almost seven years of attacks in the region.

by | November 16, 2017 | 15:03

As a result, Chambers said that even when grandparents' less-than-optimal practices - including exposing kids to smoking and overfeeding them - were causing tension within the family, many parents often found it hard to have conversations about them.

by | November 16, 2017 | 14:39

As per the one-year plan, 500 low-floor, air-conditioned e-buses would be procured, a senior Delhi government official told PTI , adding that the transport minister had met the Delhi Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) officials in this regard on Tuesday.

by | November 16, 2017 | 10:24

More than 3,000 of the hoverboards were imported into the United States. Hoverboards are two-wheeled, battery-powered scooters (without a handlebar) that have a pivoting platform intended for the rider's feet. The recall involves certain LayZ Board, Drone Nerds , Go Wheels , iHoverspeed , iLive, Tech Drift, Sonic Smart and Smart Balance self-balancing hoverboards.

by | November 16, 2017 | 05:07

The American Heart Association's recent decision - to lower the baseline blood pressure parameters and redefine high blood pressure as a reading of 130/80, down from 140/90 - has been welcomed by various city-based cardiologists and surgeons.

by | November 16, 2017 | 03:38

Ltd., has been used to treat schizophrenia in the USA since 2002. Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling brain disorder. It is also used in the treatment of major depressive disorders and irritability linked to autism. Dr. Michael Birnbaum, director of the Early Treatment Program (for psychosis) at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, said the "continual adoption of new and innovative technological tools is ubiquitous".

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:12

Garmon suggested the journalist Ali Velshi , who was born in Kenya and raised in Toronto, may be able to understand his client's actions because of his "background". Five women have accused Moore of sexually harassing, assaulting, or making advances towards them when they were teenagers. 'Obviously I've made a few people mad.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:45

The cooking blunder led to a fire alarm and the game being temporarily halted. Lyon, who is one of Australia's most potent weapons in the upcoming Ashes 2017-18 starting November 23, literally had a "brain-fade" moment when he forgot to take a slice of bread out from the toaster.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:39

Paul has already begun high-intensity workouts on Sunday and he's scheduled to undergo more practice sessions in the next couple of days to see how his knee responds. DeRozan has scored 20-plus in all but two games this season, averaging 24.8 points, 4.2 assists and 3.7 rebounds in 34.5 minutes per game. But it's been the Harden show again thus far, with Paul in street clothes since the first game, and D'Antoni has not had to navigate that situation yet.

by | November 15, 2017 | 18:50

Almost 15 percent of middle school students across the state now use tobacco, jumping to more than 23 percent of high schoolers. "By quitting, even for one day, smokers will be taking an important step toward a healthier life and reducing their cancer risk".

by | November 15, 2017 | 18:10

The "Atmospheric River" that's barreling toward Northern California will bring heavy snow to the Sierra Nevada. The Winter Storm Watch calls for the possibility of heavy snow in the Cascades and Siskiyou mountains above 5,500 feet from 10 a.m.to 10 p.m.

by | November 15, 2017 | 12:26

The revised rate will also be applicable on food delivery, whether it is made by the restaurant directly or via apps like Zomato or Swiggy. The committee said the restaurants did not pass on the info tax credit (ITC) to clients thus the ITC office is being pulled back and a uniform five percent tax is exacted on all restaurants without the refinement of AC or non-AC.

by | November 15, 2017 | 08:22

The move came after Orange County health officials found numerous cases of Legionnaires' disease in people who visited the theme park . Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), said one patient who had not visited Disneyland but did have additional health issues died from the disease.

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:49

There were, however, continuing inequalities among states, ranging from 66.8 years in Uttar Pradesh to 78.7 years in Kerala for females, and 63.6 years in Assam to 73.8 years in Kerala for males in 2016. The researchers divided India's states into four groups according to their level of development or epidemiological transition, using the ratio of illness and premature death caused by communicable, maternal, neonatal, and nutritional diseases (CMNNDs) versus non-communicable diseases (NCDs) ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:35

Feng's nine-under 279 at Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club were enough to hold off runner-up Moriya Jutanugarn by one shot. Moriya was gracious in defeat, complimenting the Chinese crowd for cheering on Feng to her victory. "I just want 2017 keep going". The next week and up to fourth in the rankings, Feng took her second straight victory at the TOTO Japan Classic , becoming the first player to successfully accomplish a title defense on the LPGA Tour in 2017.

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:12

Toronto Dominion Bankshares invested 0.85% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ). The stock declined 2.16% or $0.32 reaching $14.28 on the news. Illinois-based Grp One Trading L P has invested 0.37% in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (TSE: VRX ). Pura Vida owns 174,501 shares. Therefore 22% are positive.

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:09

A composite of 13 technical indicators that includes measures such as moving averages and momentum oscillators suggests that GILD is a Strong sell, which implies that GILD is expected to underperform the market based on prior trading patterns.

by | November 15, 2017 | 04:06

The problem with the casual use of antibiotics is they lose their effect over time as the bacteria they are meant to counter simply adapt to overcome the medicine's effect. Quoting from a recent AAAP position paper, Dougherty added, "Controlling and preventing disease reduces the number of poultry barns necessary; in addition, there is less use of electricity, water, corn and soybeans and propane when using an antibiotic tool to prevent...

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:54

Meanwhile speaking to Mirror on condition of anonymity, a jury member said that till late on Tuesday, the ministry had not reacted to either Sujoy and Asrani's resignations. I think there must be a protocol to inform the jury chairman of the decision. Incidentally, S Durga was earlier titled Sexy Durga but the CBFC demanded 21 cuts in the film and gave a U/A certificate only after changing the title.

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:30

The stock had hit a 52-week low of Rs 283.95 on 9 November 2016. It enjoys ~50% market share in tenancy. The large-cap company has equity capital of Rs 1998.70 crore. With this movement, the share price of Bharti Infratel tumbled by almost 4% on stock exchanges. In a statement to exchanges, Bharti Airtel said, "The allocation was done to global investors, fund managers and long only funds, including many repeat investors".

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:28

He recalled how his team worked to reposition the party in the South-West when he occupied the position of the National Vice Chairman of the region, adding that the party had always been micro-zoned because of the need to give every section of the country a sense of belonging.

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:27

Led by the late army major Odumegwu Ojukwu, a bid in 1967 by the mainly Igbo eastern region to secede from Nigeria culminated in a 30-month civil war that ended in Nigeria's favor. "Enyioma 1" means My Number 1 Good Friend, and "Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1" means Overall Leader Number 1 of the Igbo people. He unveiled the statue of Sir Akanu Ibiam , former Governor of the old Eastern region, whom he described as "a great Nigerian, whose notable records of humanitarianism, advocacy of free primary ...

by | November 15, 2017 | 02:13

Bolt. The actor was there to promote his film " Justice League " (opening Friday), but that also provided the ideal segue for Affleck to "surprise" the birthday boy with a gift. To be fair, some of the powers are a bit boring - Sykes is a box of bleach. Jimmy Kimmel seemed to be genuinely surprised by this freaky birthday treat.

by | November 15, 2017 | 00:24

The FDA's chief, Scott Gottleib, asked Congress for more power and expanded resources to combat the opioid epidemic on Tuesday. President Donald Trump recently declared the crisis a public health emergency. But for now, no company has tried to properly develop a drug that includes kratom. Kratom is already a controlled substance in 16 countries, including two of its native countries of origin, Thailand and Malaysia, as well as Australia, Sweden, and Germany.

by | November 14, 2017 | 22:52

The coffee study involved a re-analysis of data from the Framingham Heart Study , a long-running USA investigation of heart disease risk factors involving many thousands of participants. Eating red meat was associated with decreased risk of heart failure and stroke in the Framingham Heart Study but validating the finding in comparable studies is more challenging due to differences in the definitions of red meat between studies.

by | November 14, 2017 | 22:09

The hats are distributed to babies with and without heart defects. The American Heart Association seeks donations of knitted or crocheted infant-sized red hats for its annual Little Hats, Big Hearts program, which aims to raise awareness for congenital heart defects.

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:52

One hundred years since J.R.R. Tolkien invented Middle-earth, Amazon has announced it's turning Lord of the Rings into a TV series. These new TV shows will be produced in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, book publisher HarperCollins and Warner Bros.

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:36

Several children have been transported to the hospital. She reported seeing a Honda drive by with the windows shot out. The incident was reported around 8:15 a.m. A Corning Unified School district employee confirmed there were injuries at the school. Students at Rancho Tehama Elementary are being evacuated to the Rancho Tehama Recreation Hall.

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:26

The range of punishments, according to the Times , includes fines, docking draft picks and even suspending Jones, who has owned the Cowboys since 1989. "I disagree", Jones said last week on a radio appearance. Jones has threatened legal action to stop the league from giving Goodell a contract extension.

by | November 14, 2017 | 19:54

MSO's latest creation has been commissioned by a client from Dubai, and features a black and gold paint scheme reminiscent of Lotus Formula 1 cars from the 1970s. The gearshift paddles are painted in gold as is the center band in the steering wheel. The car's gone on display at the Dubai International Motor Show , after which it will make its way to the ownership of its wealthy buyer.

by | November 14, 2017 | 19:45

In a Yale Law School student profile, Azar says he "entered health care largely by accident". Azar previously served as a high-ranking executive at Eli Lilly, which has repeatedly raised the prices of its drugs, doubling the USA list price of its top-selling insulin over the 5 years he served as a company president.